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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS June 5, 2014)

 

Week 32 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. Australian researchers invest in condom that feels like skin

 

2. 5 things begin a sex educator taught me about my own sexuality

 

3. Screening for testing stops at the virginity question

 

4. HIV’s sexual revolution: Truvada

 

5. Post sex affectionate behaviour powerful for sexual satisfaction

 

6. A two minute history lesson on LGBTI activism

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS May 22, 2014)

 

Week 30 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1.Why three women went into porn

 

2. Long term consequences of mormon sexual modesty

 

3. What if we told children sex was primarily about pleasure?

 

4. Interactive map of global gay rights

 

5. Portraits of a gender queer generation

 

6. Australia’s HIV data strengthen’s fight

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS May 8, 2014)

 

Week 29 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1.The sex talk young women should get, as seen on Puberty Blues

 

2. Bigger than us: Sexuality, Religion and Wellness

 

3. How to find an AIDS cure for all

 

4. I wanna sext you up: online over bedroom romance is the new trend

 

5.  What consent look likes flow chart style

 

6. Documentary: Love and sex in the age of pornography

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS April 24, 2014)

 

Week 28 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. Men and women equally as good in reading partners sexual satisfaction

 

2. Menstruation and being intersex: lessons learned

 

3. First two men to stand trial in Uganda as homosexuality laws come into force

 

4. Study reveals sexual violence is accepted as norm for young women

 

5.  A pleasure map of sexual anatomy

 

6. 30 years today since the discovery of HIV: a timeline of milestones

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS April 17, 2014)

 

Week 27 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. Lab grown vaginas transplant successfully.

 

2. India rules to recognise third gender

 

3. Transgender love song goes viral!

 

4. Knowing how to label your genitalia may prevent a crime

 

5.  Education for boys that makes them realise what it means to be a man

 

6. Watch this! An overview of young people and sexual health laws in Asia Pacific

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS April 10, 2014)

 

Week 26 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. HIV self testing kits made legal in the UK

 

2. Roller derby girls weigh in on gender roles and identity in sport

 

3. High Court landmark decision to recognise non sex specific identity

 

4. Flavoured condoms to tackle HIV in South Africa

 

5. Comedians turn to gender flips to tackle sexism

 

6. Watch this! The myth of the gay agenda..

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS March 27, 2014)

 

Week 25 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. 55 famous people past and present who have HIV

 

2.The Dalai Lama voices his support for gay marriage

 

3. Disney’s steaming hot sex tips

 

4. Gay men and sex, who is more dangerous?

 

5. Is female ejaculation actually real?

 

6. Sex education in Australia is outdated and need overhaul to address violence against women!

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS March 20, 2014)

 

Week 24 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. Are you familiar with the six pillars of sexual health?

 

2. Nepal to begin issuing citizenship for those identifying as ‘third gender‘.

 

3. Just for fun- a totally non scientific guide to your 20’s

 

4. Rising discrimination challenges Thailand’s culture of tolerance

 

5. Women’s sexual and reproductive rights are the focus of world leaders talks in NY

 

6. Women want just as much sex as men

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS March 13, 2014)

 

Week 23 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. App encourages users to lick screen to teach ‘licking techniques’

 

2. Social media has the power to detect HIV outbreaks

 

3. This is what happens when adults are asked to label reproductive organs

 

4. Talking about birth control without making presumptions about sexual behaviour

 

5. Ten must see reasons why we should celebrate female condoms

 

6. An Irish ad with a beautiful message about not standing for homophobic bullying

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS March 6, 2014)

 

Week 22 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. One man in India has started a sanitary pad revolution

 

2. Discriminatory laws carry a high price, especially for development

 

3. Internal stigma and gay on gay shaming emerging as a HIV war

 

4. Girls are leading the way in peer education in Pakistan

 

5. Republicans enraged by college sex week and hook up culture

 

6. The power of Mardi Gras in the fight for equality

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Feb 27, 2014)

 

Week 21 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. Teens who talk about condoms more likely to use a condom

 

2. Uganda condemns homosexuality by passing new law

 

3.  Young gay men oblivious to importance of testing for STIs and HIV

 

4. 14 couples embracing their love

 

5. Crack pipe vending machines in attempt curb HIV rates

 

6. Why unprotected sex moved to ‘condomless sex’

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Feb 20, 2014)

 

Week 20 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. Ten myths about the AIDS response

 

2. Youth in Swan Hill create an awesome rap about Chlamydia

 

3. Study finds homophobia literally kills

 

4. An app that teaches women how to masturbate

 

5. Human flaws should be the targeted to curb HIV rates

 

6. Japanese bra only opens if it passes the “true love test”

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Feb 13, 2014)

 

Week 19 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. A good mood can improve likelihood of safe sex

 

2. Hormones and birth control, how do they really interact?

 

3. Sexual and reproductive health rights a distant reality for women

 

4. Texas newsman Dale Hansen’s response to NFL footballer playing coming out

 

5. Youth should campaign for sex ed that addresses pornography

 

6. International HIV Alliance launches ad in time for Valentines day  (warning explicit content)

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Dec 12, 2013)

 

Week 17 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! 

 

 

1. Japan firm pioneers world’s thinnest ever condoms

 

2. Retro game is perfect platform for safe sex tips

 

3. HIV virus returns after cure hope rose

 

4. Tom Daley and Maria Bello: the world of sexuality is far from black and white

 

5. US porn industry faces shutdown after another actor tests positive for HIV

 

6. The year in review: taking the offensive in reproductive rights

 

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Dec 5, 2013)

 

Week 16 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up! (PS- Sorry we missed last week- it was World AIDS Day madness, up in here!)

 

1. Global spotlight on Australia for World AIDS Day

 

2. Racy condom ad seeks public’s permission to air on TV (Not suitable for work!)

 

3. Sexual consent ought to be easy, so why are we making it so hard?

 

4. Alicia Keys for Empowered: Greater than AIDS

 

5. Indonesia’s largest Muslim org against National Condom Week

 

6. World’s Largest World AIDS Day sign

 

7. Education will keep children safe in our sexual world

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Nov 21, 2013)

 

Week 15 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. A Day in the Life of an STD Detective

 

2. Smoking, unsafe sex and alcohol ‘pose growing threat in poorer countries

 

3. What is the age of consent around the world? From Angola at 12 to Bahrain at 21

 

4. Community to remember transgender lives

 

5. New Device to Protect Against Pregnancy, Herpes, and HIV Is Possible

 

6. CrowdOut AIDS’ ACT 2015 goal aims to secure post-2015 development framework incorporating sexual and reproductive health and HIV response for young people

 

7. Scientists Using $100,000 of Bill Gates’ Money to Make Condoms Out of Cow Tendons

 

8. Impact of Laws on Youth’s Access to Sexual Health Services


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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Nov 14, 2013)

 

Week 14 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. If college students can’t say what ‘consent’ is, we should teach it sooner

 

2. (No) Condom Culture: Why teens aren’t practising safe sex

 

3. Study finds 110million Americans have an STD

 

4. Why are some of us still embarrassed to buy condoms

 

5. New HIV prevention body for Queensland

 

6. Durex tackles HIV in global three-year campaign

 

7. Aung San Suu Kyi to launch AIDS2014 in Melbourne

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS Nov 7, 2013)

 

Week 13 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. ‘Condom card’ aims to cut teen pregnancy

 

2. Beating drum for sexual health (YEAH’s Darwin team, in the news!)

 

3. Dan Savage talks sex, masturbation and relationships on Hack (Triple J)

 

4. Talking to partners about STDs often awkward: survey says

 

5. HIV ‘invisibility cloak’ allows virus to evade immune system

 

6. Fighting homophobia in highschools

 

7. Chinese sex ed videos offering children tips on how to avoid being molested goes viral

 

And for those of you hungry for cheesy pop culture!

 

8. Liam Hemsworth talks sex education from his mum, on Jay Leno

 

9. ‘Masters of Sex’ is finally going beyond sex ed

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS October 31, 2013)

 

Week 12 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. Vaginas, censorship and icky bikini lines: Why Petra Collins was kicked off Instagram

 

2. Is masturbation more shocking than sex?

 

3. The new wave in sex ed: Teens talking to teens about sex

 

4. Have your photo on Federation Square’s big screen for World AIDS Day. Share your message of commemoration or celebration.

 

5. Jobs available at South Aus sexual health org (SHine SA)

 

6. Condoms should be more accessible to teens, doctors say

 

7. Tony Abbott’s sister hopes ACT same-sex marriage legislation sparks change

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS October 24, 2013)

 

Week 11 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. Keep up to date with all news coverage from the ASHM (Australasian Society of HIV Medicine) Conference in Darwin

 

2. HIV increase at 20-year high

 

3. Cheap over-the-counter STD test turbocharges casual sex

 

4. Post-2015 development framework: What’s in it for young people? Report now available

 

5. Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

 

6. Jokers give boys vulgar sex education

 

7. Sex crime law reform push allows Victorians to be the judges

 

8. Chlamydia rates rise for younger girls

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS October 17, 2013)

 

Week 10 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. Huffington Post’s ‘Teen Sex: It’s complicated’ series

 

2. Plan to ban HIV-bathers in China attacked

 

3. Better birth control for men: 8 promising possibilities

 

4. Gamers solve decade old HIV puzzle in 10 days

 

5. Policymakers fret as condom use drops 40% in 5 years (India)

 

6. Call for more youth sexual health clinics

 

7. Belgium launches robust national HIV plan

 

8. Planned Parenthood wants to help teens talk to their parents about sex

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS October 10, 2013)

 

Week 9 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. Pleasure, Sex and Condoms: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenge

 

2. Lifesize Grindr app gives out HIV tainted semen

 

3. Sex in the schoolyard: Are teenagers having more sex than ever before?

 

4. History of HIV in Australia timeline

 

5. How mental health affects sexual health

 

6. Many teens admit coercing others into sex

 

7. Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise across Melbourne’s west

 

8. These college students are doing something to stop sexual assault

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS October 3, 2013)

 

Week 8 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1.Thousands of women say one form of permanent contraception causes pelvic pain

 

2. Sex re-education vital for baby boomers

 

3. Lizzy Caplan on the new SBS series, ‘Masters of Sex

 

4. Brain scans of porn addicts: What’s wrong with this picture?

 

5. Sexual health jobs! Like to be a Health Promotion Officer at Women’s Health? Or a Co-ordinator of Medical Education at Shine SA? Online Support Officer at ASHM?

 

6. Gays can eat another pasta: Barilla chairman

 

7. Call for refugee sex education

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS September 26, 2013)

 

Week 7 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. This is a condom: The next generation condom

 

2. Politics of the pill: Why we don’t have better contraceptives

 

3. What does a ‘normal’ vagina look like? Labia Library aims to counter porn images

 

4. BBC Four acquires award-winning drama series to mark World AIDS Day

 

5. Why the withdrawal method has made a comeback

 

6. Does pornography make men more sexist?

 

7. First sexual health education curriculum launched in Pakistan

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS September 19, 2013)

 

Week 6 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. Jennifer Aniston made Justin Theroux ditch his beloved STD memorabilia

 

2. Push for new law to target chlamydia

 

3. The best condom ads from around the world

 

4. Planned Parenthood USA’s Global Female Condom Day Google Hangout (watch)

 

5. Someone hacked Playboy’s College Party Guide and made it about consent

 

6.  ‘Live vaccine’ for gonorrhea prevents reinfection

 

7. Survey examines ongoing homophobia in the Australian Army

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS September 12, 2013)

 

Week 5 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. HIV being used to treat childhood cancer

 

2. Pharmacy based chlamydia testing effective

 

3. Telegraph Wonder Women victory: David Cameron backs our campaign for better sex education

 

4. Unintended pregnancies are increasingly concentrated among poor women who lack birth control access

 

5. China’s sex education classes help women shed taboo

 

6. Monkey vaccine key to HIV cure

 

7. Australian job opportunities! Want to work in the HIV sector? Or as a women’s sexual health promotion officer?

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS September 5, 2013)

 

Week 4 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1.Cliteracy 101: Artist Sophia Wallace wants you to know the truth about the clitoris

 

2. World Sexual Health Day 2013

 

3. An informed choice: The Australia Network (video)

 

4. It’s on: New condom ads unwrapped

 

5. Facebook group raises rate of HIV testing

 

6. What is it going to take to get you into the new female condom?

 

7. Kentucky man Bobby Russell sues after alleged HIV misdiagnosis

 

8. Chlamydia linked to higher risk of stillbirth

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS August 29, 2013)

 

Week 3 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. AIDS responsible for more than 5% of deaths in Myanmar

 

2. The 15 most common condom mistakes

 

3. Youth Affairs Council of WA launches new sexual health website and blog

 

4. Radical new contraceptive on its way

 

5. Somaliland region aims to eradicate HIV/AIDS in 5 years

 

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Safe Sex Gazette (THURS August 22, 2013)

 

Week 2 of our weekly sex, sexuality and sexual health news wrap-up!

 

1. Cashed up miners bringing HIV to Queensland

 

2. The magazine cover deemed too vulgar and indecent to publish

 

3. Add the basis of comprehensive sex education into the Australian National Curriculum (petition)

 

4. Labor promises to keep Biala House sexual health clinic open

 

5. Contracting sexually transmitted infections in adolescence may increase risk of HIV infection

 

6. Judge backs safe-sex mandate for porn stars

 

7. Behind the scenes of a Rapid HIV Test (ABC Radio audio)

 

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Here’s what the vast interwebs provided us with this week (THURS August 15, 2013)

 

1. Sex education draft ‘dreadful

 

2. $25 million to stem rise in HIV

 

3. Porn sex vs. Real sex: The differences explained with food (video)

 

4. New safe sex message to address HIV complacency

 

5. Why do women deny their sexual desires?

 

6. Rapid HIV test clinic open for business

 

7. ABC’s The Roast: Sex ed in the curriculum: Episode 87 (video)